Monthly Archives: October 2012

Spin on the Ball: What Causes Spin At Impact (Lesson 5, Part 1)

Spin on the Ball: What Causes Spin At Impact (Lesson 5, Part 1). Advertisements

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Spin on the Ball: What Causes Spin At Impact (Lesson 5, Part 1)

Lesson 1 discusses the importance of consistency in golf; Lesson 2 the importance of lining up a putt accurately; Lesson 3 getting the ball to the hole; and Lesson 4 golf as a game of opposites.  We will go back … Continue reading

Posted in (Linear) Momentum, Angular Momentum, Ball Flight, Bernoulli's Principle, Fades and Draws, Geometry of Golf, Gravity and Golf, Hooks and Slices, Opposites in Golf, Other Sports and Golf, The Mechanics of Golf | 2 Comments

Golf Is not Life

About this site: Golf As God Gave It To Us This will be a repeating feature, to keep life and golf in perspective.  It will always be humorous and nothing more will be said.  We’re all lucky to be playing golf. … Continue reading

Posted in golf history, Golf Humor, Golf In Perspective, Golf is Not Life, Golf's Greatest | 1 Comment

Getting the Ball to the Hole: Of Knuckleballs, Free Throws, and Putts (Lesson 3, Part 1)

Getting the Ball to the Hole: Of Knuckleballs, Free Throws, and Putts (Lesson 3, Part 1).

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Getting the Ball to the Hole: Putters and Bellied Wedges (Lesson 3, Part 2)

Getting the Ball to the Hole: Putters and Bellied Wedges (Lesson 3, Part 2).

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Getting the Ball to the Hole: Putters and Bellied Wedges (Lesson 3, Part 2)

About this site: Golf as God Gave It To Us This post continues our discussion of getting the ball to the hole, once we have taken care to line it up.  It is worth emphasizing that taking care to line … Continue reading

Posted in Chipping, Conservation of Angular Momentum, Conservation of Momentum, Fringe, Greens, Putters, Putting, The Mechanics of Golf, Wedges | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

A Game of Opposites: Anchored (Lesson 4, Part 2)

A Game of Opposites: Anchored (Lesson 3, Part 2).

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